2022 Best Class Ever Alumni Giving Competition

Whether your contribution is $20 or $100, the class with the most participants wins the trophy.  Let the competition for the Best Class Ever begin! From business and non-profit leaders to educators and public servants to community board members and volunteers, Leadership San Ramon Valley alumni are positively impacting the lives of San Ramon Valley residents.  Each day they are involved in making this valley a special place to live and work. We are so pleased to have been able to offer the program to a wonderful class of 27, who will graduate on June 9th. Alumni contributions are critical to our continued mission to foster informed community engagement and leadership development in the San Ramon Valley. To donate by credit card, simply click on the button below or send a check to Leadership SRV, PO Box 1185, Danville, CA 94526.  Please note your class year in the notes field or the memo line of your check. The winning class will be announced at graduation on June 9th. Donate with Paypal Now
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30th Anniversary Celebration

Leadership SRV is hosting a party to celebrate 30 years of developing leaders by fostering informed and productive community engagement in the San Ramon Valley. All alumni, current class members, and board members – past and present – are invited! RSVP by May 23rd at https://bit.ly/LSRV30 There is no cost to attend, but donations are encouraged and count toward the Best Class Ever alumni fundraising contest.
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Get Involved!

Alumni: If you are interested in being paired up with other alumni for the Take 5 Challenge or participating in either of our committees, please email our Executive Director at Leadershipsrv@gmail.com. See below for more information: Graduate Speaker SeriesWe would like to have a committee of alumni to keep this successful program going. Therefore, we ask the committee to set up opportunities for alumni to connect, learn, and grow through exclusive monthly access to community leaders navigating our Community’s most pressing issues.  30th Anniversary EventWe want an alumni committee to help organize and plan a celebration event similar to the 25th Anniversary Event with the board’s direction. The Take 5 ChallengeAlumni are challenged/encouraged to be intentional about the community connections they make by Taking 5 Take five minutes in your month to (re)connect with others in the LSRV community.  It could be a phone call, a coffee, a walk, or an email.  The same five minutes you might use on Facebook or Instagram or snap chat or flossing.   The purpose is to spend time being there for each other in the Community, checking in about their current community projects/programs, goals, or challenges.   The intended outcome would be as Iron Sharpens Iron; we too can as a community sharpen each other.  We establish and broaden our circle of community support.  This effort to connect will continue to build Leadership San Ramon Valley and make it stronger than it is today.  
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2021 Best Class Ever alumni giving contest update

The LSRV 2021 Best Class Ever alumni fundraising contest runs until May 18, 2021, and the winning class will be announced at the end of the Graduate Speaker Series presentation that day! Whether your contribution is $10 or $100, the class with the most participants wins the trophy. Here are the standings as of May 6, 2021. If you’d like to see your class in the running to win the coveted trophy, please reach out to your fellow classmates and encourage their participation! If you answered our call for support since April 2020, your donation is counted in this Best Class Ever contest; and if you wish to donate again, we will gladly accept it!  (But only one donation per person counts in the standings.) Hats embroidered with the LSRV logo are being ordered, and anyone who donates a combined $100 or more will receive a hat as a thank you. As a graduate of Leadership San Ramon Valley, you are aware that each day the lives of the residents of the San Ramon Valley are positively impacted by graduates like yourself. From educators to business leaders, to public servants, to non-profit directors, and to community board members/ volunteers, Leadership San Ramon Valley alumni are involved in making this valley a special place to live and work. We “paused” the program for the pandemic and completed the remaining classes for the Class of 2020-2021 in February.  To engage our alumni and to continue to provide value during the pandemic, we
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Graduate Speaker Series: May Session

Tuesday, May 18, 202112:00 – 1:00 PM, on Zoom. “Personal Observations of Community Leadership Traits” To wrap up this year’s Graduate Speaker Series, we’ve asked retired Mayor and Leadership SRV Director Bill Clarkson to provide a reflection on what he has observed while serving in local public office about the traits of effective community leadership and the importance of developing future community leaders. Register in Advance Upon registration, you will receive a unique link to join the Zoom at the email address you registered with.
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The April Speaker Session Recording, is available to view

As Covid-19 restrictions are lifted and we are asked to return to “normal” life, it is natural to experience feelings of anxiety, uncertainty, and increased stress. What is “normal” and how might we return in a way that fosters mental health and cultivates meaning and growth for our family members, co-workers, and employees? Nitsa Dimitrakos, Ph.D., Clinical Director of Discovery Counseling Center and member of the LSRV Class of 2015, presented Mental Health Post Pandemic and Re-turning to What Matters Most.
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